Spring into New Life
Main Course: But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. (Jam. 1:22). ESV
As we run this race of grace, we must allow the well of life to spring up so we can spring into action and experience new life (Zoe).
On your mark: I press toward the mark of the high calling to do God's perfect will (Philip. 3:14)
Get set (ready): …fixing our attention on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of the faith (Heb. 12:2). ISV… Joshua told the people, "Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the LORD will do amazing things among you" (Josh. 3:5). NIV
Go! … Go ahead and do whatever you have in mind, for the LORD is with you (2 Sam. 7:3). But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. (Jam. 1:22). ESV
Whatever you have in your heart, you must get God to sign off on it, run it by him for His approval. And if He has some changes or a totally different plan you have to be open/okay with that because after all He’s your Lord. And if He's truly your Lord, He has a right and authority to do whatever He wills to bring glory to the Father (which is the entire purpose of your existence). So trust His judgment at all times for all things, and you'll always come out on top and a winner. Sarah did; she judged Him faithful who had promised (Heb. 11:11; Deut. 32:4).
So the world stage is looking, watching and waiting and is set for the performance of God's Word in your life (Lk. 1:45, Rms. 8:19): Lights, camera, action! Will you spring into action or just keep us waiting? ...